- European Space Weather Week II
- 14 - 18 November, 2005
- ESTEC, Noordwjik (The Netherlands)
- This event follows on from the success of the First European Space Weather Week held in 2004, with the aim of bringing together diverse communities working on all elements of space weather.
- IHY European General Assembly
- 10 - 13 January, 2006
- CNRS headquarters, Paris (France)
- 1 - Evolution and Generation of Magnetic Structures and Transients
- 2 - Energy Transfer and Coupling Processes
- 3 - Flows and Circulations
- 4 - Boundaries and Interfaces
- 5 - Synoptic Studies of the 3-D Coupled Solar-Planetary-Heliospheric System
- ILWS Workshop
- 19 - 24 February, 2006
- Goa (India)
- The Solar Influence on the Heliosphere and Earth's Environment:
Recent Progress and Prospects
- SCOSTEP, STP-11
- 6 - 10 March, 2006
- Conference Center-Hotel Gloria (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
- STP-11 will focus daily on:
(1) Solar Influence on Climate;
(2) Space Weather: Science and Applications;
(3) Atmospheric Coupling Processes; and
(4) Space Climatology.
- Annual Meeting of the Balkan, Black Sea and Caspian Sea Regional Network on Space Weather Studies.
- 30 March - 1 April, 2006
- Sural Garden Hotel, Manavgat (Antalya, Turkey)
- Topics: Solar Physics and solar drivers of geoeffective events, Solar wind and Heliosphere, Magnetosphere and Ionosphere, High Atmosphere, Weather and climate, Seismic activity, Experimental methods, Space Weather impacts on technologies and humans.
- IAU Symposium 233, Solar Activity and its Magnetic Origin
- 31 March - 4 April, 2006
- Cairo Egypt
- 1-Generation and transport of solar magnetic fields; 2-Magnetic fields and coupling processes in the solar atmosphere; 3-Coronal heating and small-scale dynamics; 4-Large scale coronal structure and Space and ground-based observations; 5-Solar wind and Origin and evolution; 6-Eruptive processes and space weather consequences and Flares, CMEs and SEPs; 7-New instrumentations and missions for the sun and heliosphere
- European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2006
- 02 - 07 April 2006
- Vienna, Austria
- The EGU General Assembly 2006 will bring together geoscientists from all over Europe and the rest of the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences. Especially for young scientists the EGU appeals to provide a forum to present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences.
- Space Weather Week
- 25 - 28 April, 2006
- Boulder, USA
- This meeting will focus on the impacts of space weather and on recent scientific advances in specifying and predicting the conditions in the space environment. The conference program will highlight space weather impacts in several areas of the environment, including ionospheric disturbances, satellite drag, auroral currents, geomagnetic storms and their solar drivers, radiation belts, and solar energetic particles.
- SOHO-17: 10 Years of SOHO and Beyond
- 07 - 12 May, 2006
- Giardini Naxos, Sicily (Italy)
- 1) Solar Interior: From Exploration to Experimentation; 2) Magnetic Variability: From the Tachocline to the Heliosphere; 3) Atmospheric Heating and Solar Wind Origin: MHD vs. Plasma Physics; 4) Space Weather and Space Climate: Flares, CMEs, and Energetic Particles; 5) SOHO and the Solar System; 6) The SOHO Roller-Coaster: Mission History and Personal Memories; 7) From SOHO to ILWS and Beyond: Visions for Solar Research from Space;
- AGU Joint Assembly in Baltimore
- 23 - 26 May, 2006
- Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
- Special Session SA02 "Climatological Variations in the Upper Atmosphere and Ionosphere"
Special Session SA05 "Coupling from the Sun to the Ground: Results from the CAWSES event studies and campaigns during 2004 and 2005"
- 10th International Symposium on Materials in a Space Environment
- 19 - 23 June, 2006
- Collioure, France
- The aims of the symposium are to facilitate exchanges between members of the various engineering disciplines concerned by the different aspects of space materials development and applications, on-ground qualification, in-flight experiments and lessons learned from operational spacecraft and balloons.
- Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
- 10 - 14 July, 2006
- Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre
- Solar Terrestrial Session: Cosmic Rays in the Heliosphere, Radiation Dosage at Aircraft Altitudes, Measurement and Observations, Modelling Radiation Dosage at Aircraft Altitudes, etc.
- 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
- 16 - 23 July, 2006
- Beijing, China
- The Assembly will provide an opportunity to meet scientists from different countries in order to discuss and exchange ideas about space research.
- Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting
- 24 - 27 July, 2006
- Beijing, China
- Session on `Space Weather Research: Theory, Modeling and Prediction' (Session SH04)
- Papers are invited in this session with an objective to review our present understanding of (1)
the propagation of geo-effective CMEs, (2) the associated shocks in
the interplanetary medium, and (3) their arrival times at the near-
- SHINE Workshop
- 31 July - 4 August, 2006
- Midway, Utah, USA
- Sub-photosphere to corona connection, Coronal Holes, Filament
activation, Parker spiral, Field reversal, Solar Cycle 24, Global
models, Solar wind, Suprathermal ions, CME shocks, Turbulence in inner
heliosphere, Shock geometry and particle injection,
Upstream/downstream phenomena, CIRs and energetic particles...
- XXVIth IAU General Assembly
- 16 - 17 August, 2006
- Prague, Czech Republic
- TOPICS : Overview of cosmic particle acceleration, Production and role of solar energetic particles, Acceleration in planetary magnetospheres and the ISM, Pulsars/pulsar winds and supernova remnants, Active stars and colliding stellar winds, Gamma-ray bursters, AGNs, jets and clusters of galaxies, Theory of acceleration mechanisms and their diagnostics, Particle in cell and other simulations.
- Solar Image
Processing Workshop III: Challenges of new instrumentation
- 6 - 8 September, 2006
- Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
- The 3rd Solar Image Processing Workshop (SIPWorkIII) will again bring together researchers in image processing and solar physics, this time to focus on challenges presented by new instrumentation. Of particular interest will be new ground based instrumentation such as the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope (ATST), Swedish Solar Telescope (SST) and Dutch Open Telescope (DOT), as well as future space instrumentation on board the STEREO, Solar-B and SDO satellites.
- The Second International Symposium on Space Climate
- 13 - 16 September, 2006
- Sinaia, Romania
- The Symposium aims to cover a wide range of topics nowadays covered under the overall concept of Space Climate, i.e., the long-term change in the Sun, and its effects in the heliosphere and upon the Earth.
- 10th International Symposium on Radiation Physics (ISRP-10)
- 17 - 22 September, 2006
- University of Coimbra, Portugal
- The meeting is devoted to current trends in radiation physics research. The subjects range from fundamental processes, modelling and simulation of radiation transport, sources and detectors, applications to materials science, medicine, biology, space, earth and environmental sciences, art and cultural heritage to new technologies and industrial applications.
- Dynamical Processes In The Solar Atmosphere
- 25 - 29 September, 2006
- Town Loggia, Hvar (Croatia)
- Dynamics of the Photosphere * Flares and related phenomena *
Coronal dynamics and CMEs * Space Weather and Space Climate * Data
Archives * Observing techniques and data analysis; New journals
- Modern Solar Facilities - Advanced Solar Science
- 27 - 29 September, 2006
- Göttingen, Germany
- The workshop will address three main topics: 1) Solar telescopes:
ground-based and space facilities in operation and under development;
2) High-resolution and high-precision observations: methods and
results using adaptive optics, image processing, spectroscopy and
polarimetry, helioseismology; 3) Interpretation and modeling: from data to physical atmospheric properties, inversion techniques and numerical simulations including magnetic fields.
- The physics of
- 9 - 13 October, 2006
- Coimbra, Portugal
- The scientific meeting will cover various aspects of chromospheric
plasmas(...). This will include the structure and dynamics of the
chromosphere (...) as well as other features seen at the chromospheric
level or having the properties of plasmas at chromospheric
temperatures: sunspots chromosphere, plages, chromospheric flares,
prominences and filaments etc.(...). A long-term (cyclic) evolution of the chromosphere and its activity, including solar irradiation variations and effects on space weather, will be included, in particular with respect to long-term observations made in Coimbra.
- Second Solar Orbiter Workshop
- 16 - 20 October, 2006
- Athens, Greece
- Inform the wider community of the Solar Orbiter opportunity and to
investigate synergies to enhance the opportunity, including
ground-based support and modelling. * Discuss Solar Orbiter operations
strategies and scenarios, and outline how the goals of Orbiter will be
achieved. * Strengthen the political and scientific support for the
mission, demonstrating the wide international interest in the
mission. * Improve the definition of the payload scientifically and
- European Space Weather Week III
- 13 - 17 November, 2006
- Royal Library of Belgium (Brussels, Belgium)
- The third in the series of annual European Space Weather Weeks will
again bring together the activities of ESA, COST 724 and COST 296.
This highly cross displinary event will focus on advances made in
the areas of scientific research, application development and
transitioning science to applications. The meeting will also
explore community development, aiming towards a sustainable space
weather activity in Europe.
- CAWSES International Workshop on Space Weather Modeling (CSWM)
- 14 - 17 November, 2006
- Earth Simulator Center, Yokohama (Japan)
- Advancement in our understanding of the space environment is in great demand now as the dynamic activities of the Sun, solar wind, magnetosphere and ionosphere can influence modern technology systems and endanger human life and health. The numerical simulation and modeling driven by integrated observations are powerful methods for understanding the complex Sun-Earth system, and they are an important means for predicting space weather.
- Solar Magnetism and Dynamics & THEMIS users meeting
- 15 - 17 November, 2006
- Paris-Meudon Observatory (Meudon, France)
- Meeting on observations and measurements of the magnetic field vector and velocity
field vector in the solar external layers (photosphere, chromosphere, corona).
- 2nd UN/NASA
Workshop on the IHY and Basic Space Science
- 27 November - 1 December, 2006
- Indian Institute of Astrophysics (Bangalore, India)
- The workshop will be structured around the following topics:
(1) Participation of nations in project development for international
heliospheric space missions and supporting low-cost ground-based
instrument array initiatives for world-wide studies in space
science. (2) Studies in preparation for the participation of developing
nations in IHY. (3) Actions, results and practice of the access to data
of the Sun-Earth system from space missions through data archives and
the need for other non-space related archives. (4) Space missions in
astrophysics and solar system studies: Opportunities and
results. (5) Scientific results and plans for basic space science
initiatives in developing nations.
- AGU fall Meeting
- 11 - 15 December, 2006
- Moscone Center West, San Francisco, CA (USA)
Solar and Heliospheric Physics sessions SH01 to SH11
- The Second International Symposium on KuaFu Project
- 15 - 19 January, 2007
- Sanya (China)
- The present theoretical understanding of the Sun-Earth space as a
complex coupled system (space weather science) - Key problems to be
addressed by KuaFu - The required measurements, the measurements of
KuaFu-A and B - The possible future progress supported by KuaFu
- Challenges for Solar Cycle 24
- 22 - 25 January, 2007
- Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (India)
- Evolution of solar magnetic fields and helicity. * Transfer of
energy from sub-photosphere to corona. * Photosphere - chromosphere
connection. * Flares and CMEs. * Heliosphere and Interplanetary
magnetic field. * Ground-based and space-borne instrumentation.